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Temecula Valley Balloon and Wine Festival 2016

Temecula Valley Balloon & Wine Festival May 20-22, 2016. Held at Lake Skinner Recreation area in the heart of Southern California Wine Country, the event features top name concerts Friday through Sunday.

Festival activities include Friday and Saturday evening balloon glow and daily hot air balloon launches. Balloon rides must be scheduled in advance. Grape Escape Balloon Adventure is official balloon ride operator. 951-699-9987

The wine festivals offers live entertainment on all three days. Main stage and wine stage entertainers will be playing music and song all day long. Booths featuring arts, crafts and souvenirs along with Temecula Valley wineries offering wine tasting.

For the younger set a kids fair area for visitors 14 and under includes rides, inflatable's, a rock climbing wall, a petting zoo, face painting and other fun activities. Entrance to this are is free but activities have a fee.

During your day of wine tasting sample stop by the festival food court and sample some of the culinary concoctions. A variety of food from Mexican, Greek, Chinese, Italian to Hamburgers and BBQ Tri-Tip will be served to visitors.

Check for Half Price Tickets Including Balloon Rides and Wine Tasting Deals

Temecula Balloon & Wine Festival
Temecula Balloon & Wine Festival

Wine tasting Friday, 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm, Saturday, 10:00 am to 9:00 pm, and Sunday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Wine tasting is an additional charge. Wine or beer tasting $2.00 per ticket.

Gate admission price Friday $30.00, Saturday $40.00, Sunday $30.00. Discount coupon can be found at Inland Empire locations for Vons and CVS Stores.

Lake Skinner: 37701 Warren Rd., Winchester, CA 92596. From Interstate 15, exit EAST on Rancho California Road or Winchester Road. Watch for directional signs to Lake Skinner which is approximately 10 miles east of I-15.

If you have exited on Rancho California Road, you will go through the beautiful Temecula Wine County and the lake is located just past the wine country.

Location: Lake Skinner Recreation Area 37701 Warren Rd. Winchester, CA 92596
Hours: Friday - 3:00 pm to 10:00 pm. Saturday - 6:00 am to 10:00 pm. Sunday - 6:00 am to 5:00 pm.
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